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    (Original post by 999tigger)
    Not on these forums. English please.
    It’s a thread specially made for french nationals, what’s the big deal if we speak in our native languages ?
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    (Original post by Riiiad)
    It’s a thread specially made for french nationals, what’s the big deal if we speak in our native languages ?
    Because the forum policy is for English.
    If everyone spoke in their native languages then there would be a multitude of languages where it would exclude people who did not speak that language, make it harder to moderate if anything untoward was happening and make it harder to provide advice.

    Go ahead speak French all the time, No skin off my nose.

    PS if you wish to form a French student usergroup, then that might be more to your liking.
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    (Original post by Selyan)
    Hey guys !

    Quite surprised to see a thread for French students, especially when I come across students from where I live !
    So my name is Selyan and I am from Reims.

    I haven't asked my predicted grades, But it must be around 17 if I look at my averages. I've applied for international relations in :
    - King's College (offer received in November)
    - Aberdeen
    - Edinburgh
    - St Andrews
    - Cambridge (rejected)

    It's becoming a bit long as I've applied to each university in early October. Regarding English certifications I didn't need to pass any for that matter, as I'm doing the French baccalaureate with the OIB, and it's recognised!
    Congrats on your offer for King’s that’s awesome ! I’m in an international high school too in Lyon and a good part of my classmates are in an English section as well, makes it much more easier to apply abroad indeed haha. I’m doing the regular baccalauréat though. Hope you’ll get offers from the other unis!
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    Hey Guys,

    I'm from Rennes and doing the French baccalaureate with the OIB.

    Predicted grade: 16/17

    I've applied for CompSci at:

    -Glasgow (got an offer with 16/20, might be my insurance)
    -King's College (got an offer with 15/20)
    -Edinburgh (still waiting)
    -St Andrews (I'll definitely firm it if I get an offer)
    -Imperial (Don't know yet but sounds like I'm gonna be rejected)
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    Hey!
    I applied for History to:
    - LSE
    - Durham
    -UCL (got an unconditional offer)
    - King's College London (got an unconditional offer)

    I also applied to universities in the US!
    I did my French Baccalaureate in June 2016 (I'm 18, I studied 1 year and a half at University but I dropped out for several reasons and applied to these schools)
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    (Original post by Amelie2499)
    Hey!
    I applied for History to:
    - LSE
    - Durham
    -UCL (got an unconditional offer)
    - King's College London (got an unconditional offer)

    I also applied to universities in the US!
    I did my French Baccalaureate in June 2016 (I'm 18, I studied 1 year and a half at University but I dropped out for several reasons and applied to these schools)
    Oh really ? Where did you apply in the US ? I personally only applied to the UK and McGill in Canada. Was it difficult to enroll into UCAS or the common app as someone in réorientation at a French uni (and what did you study here?)
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    I’ve just been rejected by the University of Edinburgh... and they are giving no reason.
    It’s really hard guys...
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    (Original post by Grixou)
    I’ve just been rejected by the University of Edinburgh... and they are giving no reason.
    It’s really hard guys...
    I’ve been rejected too today for Law LLB; I’m mourning.
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    (Original post by Riiiad)
    Oh really ? Where did you apply in the US ? I personally only applied to the UK and McGill in Canada. Was it difficult to enroll into UCAS or the common app as someone in réorientation at a French uni (and what did you study here?)
    I applied to Yale, Stanford, USC, Columbia and Penn
    I also applied to McGill ahah!!

    No, not at all Applying through UCAS was basically the same thing as for you, and I applied as a transfer student to US schools ^^
    I did 1 year and a half of Political sciences and Sociology

    By the way, I just got an offer from the LSE!
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    (Original post by Amelie2499)
    I applied to Yale, Stanford, USC, Columbia and Penn
    I also applied to McGill ahah!!

    No, not at all Applying through UCAS was basically the same thing as for you, and I applied as a transfer student to US schools ^^
    I did 1 year and a half of Political sciences and Sociology

    By the way, I just got an offer from the LSE!
    OMG that’s awesome your applying to such prestigious Unis ! Colombia is my lifelong dream school. Have you heard from any US schools yet or from McGill ? Did you have to take SATs ?
    Also do you think it’s easier to apply to Unis the way you did, after doing one year in France rather than before the Bac ?
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    (Original post by Grixou)
    I’ve just been rejected by the University of Edinburgh... and they are giving no reason.
    It’s really hard guys...
    I'm so sorry for you... You know, when something like this happens to me, I always try to tell myself that it wasn't meant to be <3
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    Just got a conditional from the Uni of Edinburgh of 15/20 overall for the French Baccalaureate here!! Going to firm it 100%
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    Omg congratulation that’s amazing !
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    (Original post by Riiiad)
    Omg congratulation that’s amazing !
    Thanks!
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    Hi Amelie 2499 - Could you tell us what grade you got in your Bac ? I'm interested to know what grade you need to get to have an unconditional offer ! Thanks!
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    (Original post by RebHel)
    Hi Amelie 2499 - Could you tell us what grade you got in your Bac ? I'm interested to know what grade you need to get to have an unconditional offer ! Thanks!
    Hey!

    I was predicted 17/20 or 18/20 in general (I don't remember), but I had an "accident" in SES (I got 08/20 coeff 7... I lost 10 points compared to what I used to get with my teachers and with other professors from other high schools that were correcting our bacs blancs).

    Therefore, I got 16,38/20 So guys, I got into LSE with a 08/20 in Social and Economic Sciences (which is the main subject of that school!), so you can do it! Luckily, other subjects saved me...

    I'm still hesitating between LSE and UCL to study History though (I'm more into the LSE community but the UCL content seems broader), so I would love to hear someone's opinion/help!
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    Hey Everyone,

    I applied to:

    King's for International Relations (offer ✅)

    LSE for International Relations ans History ( unsuccessful❌)

    Warwick for Politics, International Studies and Sustainable development (Offer ✅)

    Baths for Politics and International Relations
    (Offer ✅)

    UCL for European Social and Political Studies with specialism in International Relations. (Offer ✅)

    I'm now torn between UCL and King's for my firm choice anyone has the same dilemma?

    Any thoughts?
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    (Original post by Amelie2499)
    Hey!

    I was predicted 17/20 or 18/20 in general (I don't remember), but I had an "accident" in SES (I got 08/20 coeff 7... I lost 10 points compared to what I used to get with my teachers and with other professors from other high schools that were correcting our bacs blancs).

    Therefore, I got 16,38/20 So guys, I got into LSE with a 08/20 in Social and Economic Sciences (which is the main subject of that school!), so you can do it! Luckily, other subjects saved me...

    I'm still hesitating between LSE and UCL to study History though (I'm more into the LSE community but the UCL content seems broader), so I would love to hear someone's opinion/help!
    Honestly academically speaking, I would choose UCL for History. Plus I’m sure the student life there must be just as good as LSE. But then it’s an important choice and investment, don’t listen too much to others opinion and trust your guts !
    Btw did you hear back from the Ivyes and other American colleges ?
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    (Original post by MatthieuR)
    Hey Everyone,

    I applied to:

    King's for International Relations (offer ✅)

    LSE for International Relations ans History ( unsuccessful❌)

    Warwick for Politics, International Studies and Sustainable development (Offer ✅)

    Baths for Politics and International Relations
    (Offer ✅)

    UCL for European Social and Political Studies with specialism in International Relations. (Offer ✅)

    I'm now torn between UCL and King's for my firm choice anyone has the same dilemma?

    Any thoughts?
    To my view, UCL is a better uni than King’s
 
 
 

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